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SPOTLIGHT: ROSTER FLUX

Bruce Berlet 7BY: Bruce Berlet

Suspensions to Kris Newbury and Andre Deveaux impacted both the New York Ranger and Connecticut Whale rosters Thursday and Friday.

Newbury, the Connecticut Whale’s fifth-leading scorer despite missing five games while on recall to the Rangers, received a four-game suspension from the AHL on Tuesday for an illegal check to the head of Bridgeport Sound Tigers left wing Justin DiBenedetto in a 3-2 overtime victory last Friday night. Newbury missed a 3-2 overtime victory over Portland on Wednesday night, sat out a 6-2 loss at Bridgeport on Friday night and has to miss games Saturday night at Springfield and Tuesday night at home against Hershey, the first Battle of the Bourque Brothers – Ryan of the Whale and Chris of the Bears.

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